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Published on November 22nd, 2023
Two school lockdowns in Orinda after burglary, bomb threat in same week
Usually calm Orinda found two of its schools ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on November 8th, 2023
Fire crews successfully battle house fire in Canyon
Residents in Canyon had their Nov. 1 evening disrupted when a structure caught fire prompting a quick response from not only the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, but Contra Costa County Fire, San Ramon Valley Fire, CalFire and the East Bay Regional Park District.
By Vera Kochan

Published on November 8th, 2023
Fire hazard abatement deadline looms
The Dec. 31 deadline for the removal of ...By Vera Kochan

Published on October 25th, 2023
Moraga learns lessons during The Great ShakeOut
Millions of people around the world practiced their skills on Oct. 19, hoping to be ready in the event of a major earthquake. The town of Moraga joined in with government agencies, schools, and other organizations in the U.S., Canada, and other countries.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on October 11th, 2023
Multiple agencies involved in Lamorinda virtual evacuation drill
The virtual evacuation drill conducted Sept. 30 wasn’t just for the benefit of residents, but was also intended to help the many local, county and state government agencies and volunteer groups practice essential skills for handling wildfire emergencies that have the ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on September 27th, 2023
Con Fire offers tips to be battery-smart and fire-safe
Over the last two years, the Contra Costa ...Submitted by Supervisor Diane Burgis

Published on September 13th, 2023
Free gutter covering material offered through MOFD
As part of its Home-Hardening Grants program, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District has received a shipment of "Gutterglove- Leafblaster Pro" gutter covering just in time for the worst part of the wildland fire season. According to MOFD, "These stainless steel guards are ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on August 16th, 2023
MOFD holds massive Wildland Fire Training Burn at Painted Rock
Moraga's residents are accustomed to what's become the annual Painted Rock Prescribed Burn conducted by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, but the Aug. 11 event was decidedly a much larger production.
By Vera Kochan

Published on July 5th, 2023
County promotes earthquake safety
Contra Costa County Volunteer Program ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on July 5th, 2023
One rescued from burning home in Moraga
A structure fire was reported at approximately 11:30 p.m. June 17 on the 1000 block of Sanders Drive in Moraga. According to Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief Dave Winnacker, "the first fire engine on scene encountered a fire that was well established in the attic ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on July 5th, 2023
MOFD adopts same fire flow tax, despite objections from one Orinda resident
Orinda resident Steve Cohn has been ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on July 5th, 2023
Family of Pete Wilson donates medical equipment to Rescue 1
The wife and family of the late Pete Wilson, a founding member of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, have made a donation to the Rescue 1 in honor of the former MOFD Director who passed away last November. Mimi Wilson and her family donated funds to the Rescue 1 ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on June 21st, 2023
Moraga Police Department 'memorial wall' honors two officers
Although the narrow wall within the small lobby to the entrance of the Moraga Police Department doesn't have an official name, its new purpose could now be considered a "memorial wall."
By Vera Kochan

Published on June 7th, 2023
First responders hold Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall in Lafayette
According to Contra Costa County Fire ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on April 26th, 2023
Work continues in the background on Lafayette/Walnut Creek Shaded Fuel Break
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection ...By Sora O'Doherty

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